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    [ubuntu] Re: Updating windows

    I read that installing boot-repair on a live CD will also work for fixing grub.

    Which out of the two is better?
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    [ubuntu] Updating windows

    I've decided that I'll be updating to Windows 7 (a bit late, I know)on my machine. I dualboot with grub Ubuntu 12.04 and I will be doing a clean install.

    My plan was to backup all my files in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    Hmm... apparently, I found a way to merge RECOVERY (D) with the C partition. I'll try it out and post any results.
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    Thanks.

    Now I must find a way to create backup DVDs without a DVD drive :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    At first I reduced the size of C to give space for Ubuntu, but then I realized that I already had 4 partitions, which is the limit, so I reverted my drive to the original parition layout.
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    Model: ATA Hitachi HTS54323 (scsi)
    Disk /dev/sda: 625142448s
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
    Partition Table: msdos

    Number Start End Size Type File system ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    I got ubuntu to boot up with 12.04 32 bit!

    Now, I have a question. Once I try to install, I don't get the option 'install windows alongside with ubuntu'. I do want to keep windows and I don't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    No, this is a brand new computer.

    It has the standard HP recovery partition (D), but no other linux partitions.



    Fedora worked pretty well from a USB drive. My netbook has 2GB of DDR3 RAM...
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    [ubuntu] bootable usb wont boot up in netbook

    Greetings,

    I've been trying to boot ubuntu 12.10 from a usb on a netbook I recently purchased.

    After I click on 'try ubuntu' I get a black screen with a blinking cursor. I tried that same usb...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu in net books

    Thanks, I'll take note.

    Meanwhile, I created a bootable usb stick with 12.10 and attempted to boot it up on my new netbook. I reached the installation screen in which you pick to 'try ubuntu' but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu in net books

    Good news!

    My Hp mini 110 arrived today!
    I checked and it happens to have the dual core atom. The performance is rather good.

    Any suggested distributions?
    I heard that ubuntu has some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu in net books

    Thanks.

    I'll try to get a dual core atom processor, as from what I've read here, is the best.

    I'll give it a try with 12.04, if those net books can run Win7, I guess that Ubuntu must run...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu in net books

    Greetings,

    After having my old laptop for four years, it's battery stopped functioning properly and the charge lasts for a few minutes now. I looked up a few replacement batteries online and...
  14. [ubuntu] "Failed to download repository information"

    Greetings,

    As I attempted to install some updates, I received this popup:

    "Failed to download repository information

    Check your Internet connection."

    And this:
    "W:Failed to fetch...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Word Document lost, Urgent help needed.

    The file still exists, but no changes were made to it even though I saved my changes.

    Although, I believe that as I panicked, I may have replaced it for another blank copy of it.

    Is there any...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Word Document lost, Urgent help needed.

    I'm extremely outraged right now. Doesen't libre office autosave in some sort of temp file? I remember clicking on the save button! Where did it go!
  17. [ubuntu] Word Document lost, Urgent help needed.

    Greetings,

    I've spent the past hours working on sometihng I must hand in. I downloaded a file and without renaming it, I started working on it. I recall clicking the save button all the time to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird wont work anymore

    Possible, but I receive emails flawlessly on my iPhone. I think its more of an issue with TB.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird wont work anymore

    I set the account again, now its re-downloading all the messages I ever received with that account.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird wont work anymore

    it is a pop3 account (Hotmail).

    I could set up a new account but TB downloads all the 10,000+ I have ever received with that account and it is annoying to delete them. Lets see what happens.
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    [ubuntu] Thunderbird wont work anymore

    All of a sudden Thunderbird won't fetch my email. It just remains stuck with a message: 'checking inbox for new messages' and nothing happens. My internet works fine and already tried with Evolution...
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    [ubuntu] Re: And yet again, my wireless won't work

    Ive been using these three magic commands since Natty and they still work fine with precise, the part involving gedit doesent.
    Hmm.. What do you mean with "some usefull errors/warnings logged ?"
    ...
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    [ubuntu] And yet again, my wireless won't work

    I already solved this issues with Oneiric, somehow with Precise everything is back.

    Initially, Ubuntu won't recognize my Wifi Card, after using this codes it does:


    sudo rmmod -f ath5k
    sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.04 issues

    Just updated to the brand new Precise Pangolin.

    I notice slight changes, some negative.

    First, with 12.04 my laptop runs louder than what it used to with previous versions of Ubuntu. This is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Just messed up Ubuntu. HELP!

    SUCCESS! :D

    I had to do a clean install of Ubuntu. I had to start from zero. Luckily I did a backup.

    Thanks to everyone!
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